A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South of Tonga (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:46 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -175.4663° West, -24.467° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 14:36:46 / November 21, 2018 @ 2:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hxfk. Event ids that are associated: us1000hxfk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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